POIPU — Casera Silva edged Coryssa Silva by five points to earn All Around Cowgirl honors during the last Kauai All Girl Rodeo Association event on Sunday at the CJM Country Stables.
Casera opened the rodeo strong by taking first place in the first D of the Barrel Racing event, stopping the clock on a 17.837-second go and edged Coryssa who finished the three-barrel pattern on a 17.945 go.
Casera also picked up a first place in the Steer Undecorating event with a 6.17 average on two go’s. Being the heeler for Cora Murayama, Casera picked up another top honor in the Dally Team Roping where she stopped the clocks on a 28.34 average on two go’s.
She also did the heeling for Marti Snyder where the duo came in second place, and in the Breakaway Roping, Casera finished third place below Coryssa who ended the event in second place with a 16.12 average on two go’s.
Coryssa also picked up a first finish in the first D of Pole Bending with a 21.538 go.
3D Barrel Racing, 1st D: Casera Silva (17.837), Coryssa Silva (17.945), Cora Murayama (18.089), Pat Hashimoto-Ferreira (18.322), Kim Medeiros (Lehua 18.502)
3D Barrel Racing, 2nd D: Shan Wilson (19.372), Amber Kaonohi (Peaches 19.379), Nancy McMahon (Willie 19.472), Trish Lorenzo (19.565), Francesca Bivens (19.721)
3D Barrel Racing, 3rd D: Nancy McMahon (Judge 21.06), Rhonda Refamonte (21.204), Isabella Bivens (21.3), Janey Low (21.318), Marie Bivens (21.412)
Pole Bending, 1st D: Coryssa Silva (21.538), Kiara Ruiz (22.493)
Pole Bending, 2nd D: Hunter Akita (23.719), Nancy McMahon (Willie 24.087), Tracy Vierra (24.219), Elise Silva (24.453), Cora Murayama (24.747)
Pole Bending, 3rd D: Janey Low (Cotton 27.421), Dena Souza (27.53), Marti Snyder (28.126), Wailana Blackstad (28.824), Isabella Bivens (30.147)
Steer Undecorating: Casera Silva (6.17), Hallie Cristobal (6.46), Kim Medeiros (6.57), Trish Lorenzo (18.92), Coralyn Murayama (26.22) Fast time: Hallie Cristobal 2.69
Breakaway Roping: Hunter Akita (13.83), Coryssa Silva (16.12), Casera Silva (18.27), Kristyn Vasconcelles (22.74), Courtney Medeiros (23.27) Fast time: Coryssa Silva 3.27
Dally Team Roping: Cora Murayama/Casera Silva (28.34), Marti Snyder/Casera Silva (32.69), Rhonda Refamonte/Amber Kaonohi (13.09/1), Hunter Akita/Hallie Cristobal (18.11/1) Fast time: Cora Murayama/Casera Silva 10.43
All Around Cowgirl: Casera Silva – 38 points
Reserve All Around Cowgirls: Coryssa Silva – 33 points
Dennis Fujimoto, staff writer and photographer, can be reached at 245-0453 or firstname.lastname@example.org.